Photos from an April 2001 hike at Mills Canyon Nature Area
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Entrance
Roadside parking near nature area entrance
Trail begins to the right of the Mills Canyon sign
Trail begins to the right of the Mills Canyon sign
Stay to the left here
Stay to the left here
Trail splits; stay right
Trail splits; stay to the right
Trail
Trail under oak and California bay
Redwood
Redwood
Trail
Trail
Honeysuckle
Honyesuckle
     Snowberry
     Snowberry
Buckeye
Buckeye
Signpost point you to the right
A signpost points you to the right
Sloping grassy meadow
Sloping grassy meadow on the left
Trail
Trail
     Creek
     Creek
     Steps
     Steps
Bridge leaves nature area
Bridge leaves nature area
More steps
More steps
Rock on the side of the trail
Rock looms on the side of the trail
Maple
Maple
Steps
A few steps begin the climb out of the canyon
Near the nature area boundary
Near the nature area boundary, the trail turns left and ascends
Climb
Climbing
Into grassland
Into grassland
Vetch
Vetch
Sagebrush
Sagebrush
Trail
Trail
Bluedicks
Bluedicks
Broadleaf filaree
Broadleaf filaree
Steps out of nature area
Steps leave the nature area; stay straight on the trail
     Bellardia
     Bellardia
Lupine
Lupine
Wooded section
Wooded section
Sunflowers
Sunflowers
Previously encountered junction
Previously encountered junction





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